“Mr. Scolnick...tried reaching the FDA. The call ended poorly after the bureaucrats told the group they already had the pandemic under control. In a group call afterward, one of the scientists said, of the FDA: ‘They’re the problem here.’”
Superstar scientists. Dullard bureaucrats. And some of the country's wealthiest billionaires. Inside the secret plan to sway Trump and save America from Covid-19.
“We may fail, but if we succeed, it could change the world.” Inside the secret plan to save America from Covid-19
According to the a "secret group of scientists" is pushing a master plan for ending the #COVID19 crisis in the United States, and folks in the are listening.    Here's their plan:
The Secret Group of Scientists and Billionaires Pushing a Manhattan Project for Covid-19
This is a more sophisticated & articulate Trumpism: magical thinking that smart rich people will save us.
I may be cynical, but this feels a lot like a startup "discovering" public transit and calling it a "high-density ride-share flexi-vehicle"
MUST READ: A dozen of America’s top scientists and a collection of billionaires and industry titans say they have the answer to the coronavirus pandemic, and they found a backdoor to deliver their plan to the White House. via
Some scientists and billionaires seeking to assist with the US's coronavirus response have established an informal advisory group with a back channel to the White House, reports
Almost everything about this story is terrible but one of the worst is that it's now taken as a sign of brilliance to boldly suggest, "How about you make that vaccine in six months instead of a year and a half"
I was reading this thinking: There’s no way Peter Thiel isn’t involved in this and then . . . yup.
This story about a secret group of scientists and billionaires trying to end Covid-19 is extraordinary ⁦
Meet Tom Cahill, a 33-year-old former physician who owns just one suit, but has enough lofty connections and smarts to influence government decisions in the war against Covid-19. By
Kinda strange that you need a "secret" group of scientists & billionaires, and they need a "backdoor" to deliver their plan to the White House. I am glad they did not call themselves "Avengers To Stop Covid-19"
A "secret group" of scientists and their recommendations for a Manhattan Project against covid-19 (incl and ) they "identified monoclonal antibody drugs that latch onto virus cells as most promising treatment. " (thread)
While psychology wonders if it’s “crisis-ready”, no such self-reflection seems to bother these top chemists, biologists, and billionaire fund managers as they forge ahead, with special access to Mike Pence, on a Covid plan.
A project to stop #COVIDー19 Lots of resources BUT....
I know almost all of these players. I have terribly mixed emotions...
Interesting on many levels.
The Secret Group of Scientists and Billionaires Pushing a Manhattan Project for Covid-19 - WSJ
What a great story about a great group.
Scientists and billionaires team up on a secret plan to defeat Covid-19. This is how their unorthodox strategy found its way to the White House. // Why is this secret? Who are they accountable to? Taxes fund huge swaths of this work directly or indirectly.
Scientists and billionaires team up on a secret plan to defeat Covid-19. This is how their unorthodox strategy found its way to the White House. via
The Secret Group of Scientists and Billionaires Pushing a #ManhattanProject for #Covid19 -
None of these ideas actually sound particularly original?
This scoop gives me hope: Scientists and billionaires team up on a secret plan to defeat Covid-19. This is how their unorthodox strategy found its way to the White House. via
So I guess reference to a Manhattan Project to defeat COVID-19 is this one: Lest anyone need to be reminded, the result of the original Manhattan Project was to kill nearly 300,000 people instantly. Maybe this isn't exactly the metaphor to use?
The Secret Group of Scientists and Billionaires Pushing a Manhattan Project for Covid-19 They are working to cull the world’s most promising research on the pandemic, passing on their findings to policy makers and the White House
The Secret Group of Scientists and Billionaires Pushing a Manhattan Project for Covid-19 | WSJ "the (FDA) told the group they already had the pandemic under control"
The Secret Group of Scientists and Billionaires Pushing a Manhattan Project for Covid-19
Scientists ..team up on a secret plan to defeat #COVID19. I'm donating my subscription, , you're ok with that right? DM me for the 17-page report. "..I’ve had 7 or 8 Zoom meetings [a day] which will itself ..cause some kind of disease”; 🤓
This is sort-of the antithesis of #OpenScience
Hmmm .... The Secret Group of Scientists and Billionaires Pushing a Manhattan Project for Covid-19
The secret group of scientists and billionaires pushing Trump on a covid-19 plan. Several key ideas in the report already being implemented.
The Secret Group of Scientists and Billionaires Pushing a Manhattan Project for Covid-19 - WSJ why not give the money to NIH, or set up an institute like Howard Hughes did and have an open competition for ideas with proper peer review? Don’t waste it.
The Secret Group of US Scientists and Billionaires Pushing a Manhattan Project for Covid-19: They are working to cull the world’s most promising research on the pandemic, passing on their findings to policy makers and the White House via
The Secret Group of Scientists and Billionaires Pushing a Manhattan Project for Covid-19 via
Odd news & article from WSJ: 'The 'Secret' Group of Scientists & Billionaires Pushing a Manhattan Project for Covid-19.' Nah, doesn't sound like like a Manhattan Project #COVID19
We need a Manhattan Project for COVID-19 and one appears to be gathering momentum... #ManhattanProjectForCOVID-19
Scientists and billionaires team up on a secret plan to defeat Covid-19. This is how their unorthodox strategy found its way to the White House. via
"They call themselves Scientists to Stop Covid-19, and they include chemical biologists, an immunobiologist, a neurobiologist, a chronobiologist, an oncologist, a gastroenterologist, an epidemiologist and a nuclear scientist."
This is a breathless, fawning report on a technocratic cabal that can save us from Covid-19. Apparently the federal government is so broken we need Batman to save us.